Trash and Recycling

THE TRANSFER STATIONS ARE OPEN. 
YARD WASTE IS OPEN.
PLEASE BAG ALL OF YOUR TRASH. LOOSE TRASH WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED TEMPORARILY. 


TIPPING FEES INCREASE BEGINS JANUARY 1, 2020

HOUSEHOLD WASTE                                    $12 PER CUBIC YARD

TRASH BAGS                                                  $3 MIMINUM

LIGHT CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION   $18 PER CUBIC YARD

MATTRESSES OR BOX SPRINGS                  $20 PER ITEM

YARD WASTE                                                 $8 PER LOAD

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED:

Furniture, inert materials such as dirt and rock and concrete and asphalt; tires, ash, biological waste for animals and human remains, medical waste, electronics, contaminated soil, fluorescent bulbs, exploration and production waste, asbestos containing materials, recreational vehicles, mobile homes or trailer houses, waste pharmaceuticals, explosives, ammunitions, hazardous waste, liquid waste, motorized equipment waste, pesticides/herbicides/insecticides, ozone-depleting compounds (Freon from refrigerants), radioactive waste, paints, stains and motor oil.  Heavy construction debris must be taken directly to the landfill.


YARD WASTE IS OPEN AND MULCH IS AVAILABLE ANYTIME THE YARD WASTE AND TRANSFER STATION ARE OPEN.  MULCH IS FREE. 

Trash 

Do you need trash service?  There are several options depending on where you live for trash services.  The City of Durango offers curbside pickup for trash and recycling for a fee if you live in town.  For those who live out of town, there are private haulers.  La Plata County Government does not provide trash services to individuals, but offers two Transfer Station locations for trash drop off. Trailer loads are acceptable at the Transfer Stations.

La Plata County offers two locations for trash  drop off in Bayfield and Marvel.  For specific information, please call 970.382.6376 or for automated information, please call 970.382.6377.

  • The Bayfield Convenience Center is located on CR 223, which intersects with US Highway 160 approximately half the distance between Bayfield and Durango. The address is 4496 CR 223.
  • The Marvel Convenience Center is located on CR 134, approximately 2.0 miles south of where it intersects with CR 100 in the Town of Marvel,Colorado. The address is 1765 CR 134.

BAYFIELD TRANSFER
STATION

SUMMER HOURS
Daylight Savings Time

WINTER HOURS
Mountain Standard Time

MONDAY

1 PM – 6 PM

1 PM – 5 PM

TUESDAY

10 AM – 6 PM

10 AM – 5 PM

WEDNESDAY

CLOSED

CLOSED

THURSDAY

9 AM – 2 PM

9 AM – 2 PM

FRIDAY

CLOSED

CLOSED

SATURDAY

1 PM – 6 PM

1 PM – 5 PM

SUNDAY

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED ALL MAJOR HOLIDAYS

CONCRETE IS  NOT ACCEPTED AT THE TRANSFER STATIONS 

HOUSEHOLD WASTE

$12.00 PER CUBIC YARD

LOOSE TRASH, TRASH BAGS

$3 MINIMUM

LIGHT CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION

$18.00 PER CUBIC YARD

 MATTRESSES/BOX SPRINGS                 $18.00 PER ITEM
            YARD WASTE                     $8 PER LOAD

  

MARVEL TRANSFER STATION

FIRST SUNDAY IN APRIL UNTIL LAST SUNDAY IN  OCTOBER

FIRST SUNDAY IN NOVEMBER UNTIL LAST SUNDAY IN MARCH

MONDAY

CLOSED

CLOSED

TUESDAY

CLOSED

CLOSED

WEDNESDAY

10 AM – 6 PM

10 AM – 5 PM

THURSDAY

CLOSED

CLOSED

FRIDAY

CLOSED

CLOSED

SATURDAY

8 AM – 12 PM

8 AM – 12 PM

SUNDAY

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED ALL MAJOR HOLIDAYS

CONCRETE IS  NOT ACCEPTED AT THE TRANSFER STATIONS 

HOUSEHOLD WASTE

$12.00 PER CUBIC YARD

LOOSE TRASH, TRASH BAGS

$3 MINIMUM

LIGHT CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION

$18.00 PER CUBIC YARD

  MATTRESSES/BOX SPRINGS                     $20 PER ITEM

La Plata County Convenience Center (Bayfield and Marvel) fees are adopted by resolution of the Board of County Commissioners.  Last adoption was Resolution #2019-45, effective January 1, 2020.  

Trash Disposal – Landfill:

Bondad Landfill (Privately Owned)
1500 E. C.R. 310-318

970.247.8295
Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday 8:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Residential Waste

$14.10 per cubic yard

Construction Waste                                                             

$20.24 per cubic yard

Compacted Waste $17.91 per cubic yard
Mattresses $27.99 per item
Appliances $18.85 per item


City of Durango Transfer Station
790 Tech Center Drive 
 970.259.2915

Hours of Operations:

Monday thru Friday 9:00 - 5:00 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Contract Operator:

WCA Waste Corporation

www.wcamerica.com

Compacted Waste

$13.07 per cubic yard

Non-compacted Waste

$8.87 per cubic yard

Light Construction Debris

$16.23 per cubic yard

Heavy Construction Debris

$26.74 per cubic yard

Mattresses $26.74 per item

Recycling

County Recycling Opportunities: Recyclables are temporarily suspended at both Transfer Stations due to the City of Durango no longer accepting single stream recycling from commercial haulers.  We apologize for the inconvenience.
  
Scrap metal, waste oils and automobile batteries are still accepted at the Bayfield Transfer Station.
Yard Waste at Bayfield Transfer Station
Household Hazardous Waste (no date set for the next event)

City of Durango Recycling:
The City of Durango provides electronic recycling every Saturday at the City of Durango Recycling Center.  The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment banned waste electronics and computers from landfill disposal that includes residential and non-residential sources. (https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/ewaste)

For information about the City of Durango’s recycling programs and recycling collection sites please call 970.375.4834 or visit their web site at:

Computer and Electronics Recycling for the City of Durango

Additional Recycling Opportunities
RECLA Metals  or 970-375-6330
Phoenix Recycling or 970-375-1300
Gamestop will accept phones, tablets, wearables and other devices for free at 970-375-1877

Additional Recycling Opportunities with nonprofits
Veteran Car Donations or 877-594-5822
Breast Cancer Car Donations or 866-540-5069 
Goodwill Car Donations or 866-233-8586 

Medication Take Back Opportunities
Durango Police Department
990 E 2nd Ave, Durango, Colorado 81301
M-F, 7:30-4:30. Closed Holidays
CDPHE Take Back Locations Map

Bears
If you are having issues with bears and your trash cans/dumpsters, please contact your trash service company. 
If you would like additional info about bears, please contact BearSmart at 970.749.4262.